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Hills at the foot of Derwentwater

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:


  • Date:

    late 1850s

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 228

Physical description

Mounted landscape format black and white print of a body of water surrounded by trees at the foot of a range of hills.

Place of Origin



late 1850s


Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

Photographed by R. Fenton
Printed in ink on paper below image

Hills at the foott of Derwentwater
Handwritten in ink on paper on verso

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Hills at the foor of Derwentwater', Cumbria, mounted black and white print


Photographic paper




The Royal Photographic Society; Landscapes; Rural life; Photographs


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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